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Carved Elk Button ,Diamond Willow Hiker

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Project by knottysticks posted 1577 days ago 2261 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Mountian Lion was carved into a spur on the elk button [what's a elk button ?] . There wasn’t enough of the little spur to carve both sides of the face but I think I like the way it turned out better . When you turn the the stick you kind of discover the mountain lion hiding there. The elk button has leather washers between it and the diamond willow [whats Diamond Willow?] shaft . This hiking stick stands 56 1/2 inches tall , with it’s brass tipped bottom. The wrist strap has a Dragon claw [Jack Pine Cone] from it. For Sale.

Material
Top – Elk antler
Shaft – Diamond willow
Spacers – Leather
Bottom – Brass tipped
Finish – Wipe-on Poly

Thank you for your interest.

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.





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Abbott

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#1 posted 1577 days ago

A beautiful item and very nice work.

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Jimthecarver

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#2 posted 1577 days ago

good imagination and very well done.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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JimArnoldChess

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#3 posted 1577 days ago

really unique work. I have always wanted to try and carve bone, great looking stick!

Jim

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brimstone

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#4 posted 1577 days ago

You have unlimited talent, Sir!

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RMP

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#5 posted 1576 days ago

nicely done.

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TJ65

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#6 posted 1575 days ago

very imaginative. It looks great and I like your other sticks too.. although you have a little obsession with unique sticks !!

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knottysticks

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#7 posted 1574 days ago

.... well T365 I cannot disagree with you ….

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 1464 days ago

This one is really cool! Very cool.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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mmh

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#9 posted 1331 days ago

I like how you carved the bear and allowed the viewer to imagine the rest of his image. Very sophisticated and effective. Nicely carved too. I would like to see more of your carvings.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Thaqeb Alserhan

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#10 posted 1187 days ago

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